[CentOS] Centos on Dell XPS15

Fri Sep 7 08:02:20 UTC 2018
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On September 4, 2018 4:32:24 PM GMT+02:00, Yan Li <elliot.li.tech at gmail.com> wrote:
>On 09/04/2018 01:51 AM, Patrick Laimbock wrote:
>> As an alternative to the XPS15 there's the new Inspiron 15 7000
>series and the Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Extreme (though I have no idea if
>either of them runs CentOS 7).
>I have a Dell Inspiron 13 (8th generation) that I bought from Costco. I
>am running CentOS 7 on it. I was told that it has the same hardware of 
>XPS 13.
>Most things work well out of the box: wifi, suspend-to-ram, HDMI
>Audio over HDMI, touchscreen, etc. I don't remember tweaking anything.
>The only thing not working perfectly I could find: the screen doesn't 
>automatically rotate when being folded into tablet mode, but I just go 
>into GNOME settings and rotate the screen myself. Not a big deal. Then
>can watch Twitch using it like a tablet.
>I'd check the XPS 15's wifi module before buying it. The Inspiron 13 I 
>have has Atheros, which doesn't require a proprietary binary driver. 
>Intel's are even better. I know sometimes Dell throws in Broadcomm wifi
>modules, which require the proprietary wl driver.
>Yan Li
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Thank you!